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Time for Planting Food Forests

In South Florida we are blessed with the ability to grow food all year long.  Gardeners are able to shift their focus from planting cool weather veggies and herbs in fall, winter, and early spring to planting tropical edible plants … Continue reading

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Edible Gardens at Vizcaya

With the additional help of Slow Food Miami and Wholefoods South Miami, Ready-to-Grow Gardens has recently created 2 edible gardens at Vizcaya. This is a pilot project for Vizcaya to test the waters of possibly creating a historic farm similar … Continue reading

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Welcome to Ready-to-Grow Gardens!  We are an edible garden company that helps others grow organic vegetables, herbs and fruits all year in Miami and South Florida. We help others grow produce as locally as possible by designing, installing and maintaining edible gardens for homes, … Continue reading

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Edible Gardening in South Florida Spring

  Spring is an exciting time to be doing edible gardening in South Florida.  At the beginning of it one still has enough cool weather to plant short-season winter annuals but it is also a good idea to start planting … Continue reading

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Time to plant cool weather veggies in South Florida

We are finally ready for fall planting now that the weather has started to cool slightly and most hard rains have ended!  In the coming months we are able to grow the best salad greens, tomatoes and much more, right … Continue reading

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Our South Florida food forest season, in review (before and after shots)

It has been a busy summer for Ready-to-Grow Gardens.  As we became less busy planting raised beds for annual veggies and herbs we became more busy planting “food forests”, gardens that focus more on fruit trees, nitrogen fixers, and perennial … Continue reading

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Great deals on bananas and papayas, planted or not planted

We are currently overstocked with banana papaya plants and are trying to make more space in our nursery for growing cool weather vegetables and herbs.  We can work out GREAT deals on these and want to give them good homes. … Continue reading

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Enjoy the cool weather while it is here!

There is a window of cool weather left for more planting and lots of harvesting of cool weather vegetables and herbs in Miami and South Florida area.  Enjoy it while we have it, because soon the focus of people gardening … Continue reading

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Garden to Table: As local as food gets

Though the “garden to table” concept isn’t new, it is one recently introduced to the arena of South Florida restaurants.  If managed properly, a restaurant having its own garden on-site can have many positive benefits, including: The freshest produce possible.  … Continue reading

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Ready for Fall Planting?

The cooler weather is just around the corner.  Pretty soon, starting mid to late September it will be time for fall planting of cool weather crops.  Remember to check on the condition of your soil and add compost and/or organic … Continue reading

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